The New Federal Farm Bill Field Hearing from Worthington, Minnesota: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, August 4, 2001, Volume 4
U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003 - 74 pagina's
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Pagina 34 - Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you. Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver is cankered ; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.
Pagina 34 - Indeed the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out; and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth...
Pagina 60 - Bridging the gap between where we are now and where we want to be in the future requires an expanded public investment in agriculture.
Pagina 3 - I want to thank each and every one of you for taking the time and effort to be here, and I know a lot of work has gone into your re-ports.
Pagina 57 - ... available after harvest While the circumstances could shift, those producers harvesting early in the crop year have, over the past few years, generally been able to collect a higher LDP than producers harvesting later in the year. (D) Allow LDP Sign-Up to the End of the Marketing Year Producers may either obtain a marketing loan or receive an LDP on all or part of their eligible production during the loan availability period. Final dates for requesting LDPs are March 3 1 for wheat, barley and...
Pagina 23 - ... whatever it is, the matter might be taken under consideration, and make the payment irrespective of the salary that the servant gets. That is only a suggestion, Mr. Chairman, and we do not insist upon it. I do not represent any servants, because we have no servants in the organization that I represent. There is one other thing that I would like to bring out, and it has met with the approval of the chamber of commerce, board of trade, etc. It has been stated that it was thought the maximum was...
Pagina 57 - We tried having the Commodity Credit Corporation store grain in bins across the country. We tried having farmers store the grain on their farms. The results were the same. We stored grain and cut acreage while the rest of the world increased production and took our markets. We must not implement a farmer-owned reserve or any federally controlled grain reserve with the exception of the existing, capped emergency commodity reserve.
Pagina 43 - Union believes the responsible way to meet these important commitments is by developing a commodity policy that maintains an adequate and workable safety net for producers, while...
Pagina 64 - Hop are raised differently today than even just 20 years ago. Hog farms are managed in new and innovative ways. Hogs are marketed on a carcass weight-carcass merit basis verses the traditional live weight selling in the past. Both producers and the packing industry are vastly more efficient but much less flexible than in the past.